Joseph Hamilton, P. Geo, CFA
Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Hamilton is a Professional Geologist with over 30 years of experience in mineral exploration, capital markets and mine development. Mr. Hamilton has been involved in all facets of the mineral development cycle from early stage generative exploration to resource definition, feasibility studies, environmental permitting, community consultations, project financing, and construction management. Mr. Hamilton has managed base metal and gold projects in North America, Latin America and Africa. In addition to being a Professional Geologist in Ontario, Mr. Hamilton is a Chartered Financial Analyst, a member of the CFA Institute and a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.
John Green, MBA, CPA, CMA
Chief Financial Officer and Secretary
Mr. Green has over 30 years of experience working with both producing and exploration / development stage companies in the mining sector. Mr. Green has worked with Falconbridge Limited, Lac Minerals Limited, AfriOre Limited, Platexco Inc., and Intrepid Minerals Ltd. in a variety of roles including CFO and Director. For seven years prior to joining Unigold, as Controller of High River Gold Mines Ltd., he was closely involved with the financing and construction of two new open-pit gold mines. Mr. Green has a MBA in finance and is a Chartered Professional Accountant.
Wesley C. Hanson, P.Geo.
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Hanson joined Unigold's team in March 2013. Mr. Hanson brings over 32 years of industry experience , including exploration, mine development, mine operations, project evaluation and financing. Mr. Hanson was President and CEO of Noront Resources (2009 -- 2012), VP Mine Development, Western Goldfields / Silver Bear Resources (2006 through 2009), Director Technical Services, Kinross Gold (2002-2006) and Project Geologist, SNC-Lavalin Engineers and Constructors (1999-2002). Mr. Hanson has also served on the Board of Directors for Noront, Cobriza Metals and St. Eugene Mining. Earlier in his career, Mr. Hanson supervised numerous gold exploration projects throughout northern Canada and the US, many of which successfully advanced from exploration projects through mine development and construction into commercial operation. Mr. Hanson graduated from Mount Allison University in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology.